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Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Vila Joya resembles a small oriental palazzo and is nestled in a breathtaking garden setting on a cliff with stunning views facing the sea. Winner of the 2016 Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel Awards, this Albufeira beach resort also boasts a two Michelin star Restaurant and features luxurious spa resort accommodations, exclusive golf packages, and rejuvenating body treatments.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Heated pool
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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70Somewhat walkable
Grade: 70 out of 100
26Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
2Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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From the moment you walk in until the moment you leave it’s a dream. The food is amazing. The wine is carefully and specially selected for every dish. You feel the dedication the hard work that surrounds Vila Joya. A beautiful setting that makes you not want the days to end . T
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A singular travel experience both in lodging and food. Professional but friendly staff add to the experience. The grounds are beautiful, the rooms have great views, and the degustation menu is worth the splurge. What a wonderful place to rest and re-charge in the midst of a busy
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It would be exuberant to say that we were totally overwhelmed by this place. We were.
The Restaurant needs no comment as there are amazing reviews for the Michelin rated experience we experienced right down to the choice of crockery. Tasteful and mind blowing. Take in the view an
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Best in class boutique hotel. You need to make time in your trip agenda to have dinner at the 3 stars Michelin restaurant. One of the best in the world due to their food and wine quality. Fantastic service.
The atmosfera and scenery of the ocean from the varanda dinner tables is
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Just spent five days at Vila Joya from July 9th to September 13th. It was simply spectacular. Yes this small hotel is very nice and beautifully situated, but what made it very special was the exceptional quality of service and the food.

The main Michelin star restaurant prep
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I love to swim in the ocean.. planning on visiting early July is the ocean swimmable?
Swimmable yes, but it might be a bit cold.
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We are interested in staying two nights in September. We are looking forward to dining in the Michelin star restaurant one of the nights, but I don't think I could eat a 6 course meal both nights. What are my alternatives for a light meal the other night?
Dear Sir or Madam, Thank you for your question. We are able to offer a lighter room service menu served on your terrace or balcony or alternatively there are many wonderful restaurants close by which we will be happy to arrange a reservation for. There is the possibility we will also have another option on our property but that is yet to be confirmed. We very much hope to hear from you soon and should you require any further help or information please contact us at info @ vilajoya . com. Sunny regards The Vila Joya Team
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We are looking for an adult only experience. Is this for us in August 2017.
Dear Bertie Thank you for your interest in coming to visit Vila Joya. Regarding your query, we are a small boutique hotel that whilst happily accepts children, has limited child facilities. As a consequence, we do not tend to attract many families. That being said, during the summer holidays there is very often one or two families staying with us, however, in our experience they have always been extremely well behaved. We hope this answers your question and hope that perhaps you, one day, join us here at Vila Joya. Kindest regards The Vila Joya Team
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Do you take dogs please
Is the hotel near a town or city and how many miles.
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Hello, Do you allow small pets?
"Room 101 is our choice for next year too."
"Suite 2001"
"Suite Sete is fabulous!"
"The lower level terrace rooms are lovely and you can walk straight out onto the lawn."
"The suites are definitely worth the price"
US$ 349 - US$ 1,689 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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PortugalAlgarveFaro DistrictAlbufeiraGale
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